By Andrew Ikehi
The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has commiserated with the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa over the death of his Father, Pa Arthur Okorie Okowa.
The Speaker in a condolence message he personally signed, also, commiserated with the first family, Ika Nation and indeed Deltans over the death of the Octogenarian father of the State Governor.
He said, “I write to express and convey my heartfelt condolences to Your Excellency the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on the passing unto eternal glory of your beloved father, Chief Arthur Okorie Okowa on Wednesday 27th, January 2021. You could not have imagined this moment. It is painful no matter the age.
“I commiserate with the family, children and the Ika nation on the death of this Iconic figure.
“Papa excelled as a teacher’s teacher before retiring from the Teacher’ training College.
“As a teacher, Papa did not only teach the curriculum but also taught his students morals, civics, hardwork and value for self esteem.
“I remember with nostalgia Papa immense contributions to the development of the teaching profession as First Member, Post-Primary Education Board under the administration of the late Olorogun Felix Ibru.
“Papa was a father of all that came in contact with him as he never ceases to admonish for good morals.
“I enjoin you, your siblings and all that are left to mourn him to be comforted by Almighty God” The Speaker said.